From Linda Conner Lambeck, CT Post: The city school board may have pushed the pause button, but the School Building Committee, made up of city council members, city and school officials and a couple of school board members, gave a unanimous thumbs up on Thursday to site plans for a new Harding High School to […]
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February 21st, 2014 · 15 Comments · Development and Zoning, Education, News and Events
February 17th, 2014 · 23 Comments · Education
In a commentary that also appears in the CT Post, Mayor Bill Finch urges the Board of Education to approve Boston Avenue property owned by General Electric as the new site of construction to replace Harding High School “instead of allowing a handful of obstructionists to play politics with the future and well-being of our […]
February 13th, 2014 · 21 Comments · Education, News and Events
Cisco Borres, the Republican deputy Registrar of Voters, addressed the school board committee Tuesday night about the proposal to replace Harding High School. He is also a parent who lives in the Harding school district. My name is Cisco Borres. I’m a state Latino and Puerto Rican Affairs Commissioner, the Vice-Chair of the Bridgeport Republican […]
February 13th, 2014 · 25 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, Education
The Working Families Party alliance that controls the Board of Education is doing all it can to torpedo a new city high school slated for construction on GE property on Boston Avenue. They say the site of a former munitions factory is too dirty, irrespective of the fact site must be cleaned to residential standards […]
February 12th, 2014 · 6 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, Education, News and Events
Megan DeSombre, who publishes the Education Bridgeport website, shares her take and video from Tuesday night’s meeting about a much-needed new high school that the Working Families Party-controlled school board turned into a political snowball fight. Will the power-hungry WFP demagogues prevail? Last night’s Board of Education Facilities Committee Meeting was “open to the public.” […]
January 31st, 2014 · 24 Comments · Development and Zoning, Education, News and Events
As elected school board members express concerns about remediation efforts on the land off Boston Avenue proposed to replace Harding High School the city faces deadlines about funding sources, cost factors and restrictions on a new location. Local and state officials say construction cannot begin on the site of the former Remington Arms munitions plant […]
November 11th, 2013 · 11 Comments · Education, News and Events
From Keila Torres Ocasio, CT Post: Plans for a new four-story Harding High School and state-of-the-art athletic fields on 17 acres at the General Electric Co.’s Boston Avenue property will go before the local zoning and wetlands boards this month.